Although the actual crowd size for the US president’s inauguration is not known, professor of crowd science at Manchester Metropolitan University Keith Still told Vox he estimates have put the size between 300,000 and 600,000.
The New York Times suggested Trump drew a crowd approximately one third of the size of Barack Obama’s record 1.8 million.
According to people riding the Metro on both days, ridership was up for the march, but down for Trump’s inauguration.
March for Our Lives:
As of 4 p.m., Metrorail ridership is approx 334,000 for the day so far -- about 2.5x a normal Saturday. #wmata #mfoldc